Dozens Came Down With Covid-19 on Everest. Nepal Says It Never Happened.

Climbers posted firsthand accounts of being infected, but officials in Nepal, which relies on tourism revenue, dismissed them as rumors. Climbing Mount Everest in late May. Credit…Lakpa Sherpa/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images June 27, 2021Updated 4:15 a.m. ET KATHMANDU, Nepal — In April at Mount Everest base camp, where climbers acclimatize to the extreme altitude before […]